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Following a news conference on Wolver Hollow Road in Glen Head on Tuesday, the Oyster Bay Town Board unanimously approved an ordinance that restricts cell phone transmission equipment from being … more
By Nakeem Grantngrant@liherald.comThe campaign tour of Sen. Jack Martins, who is running for county executive, arrived at Glen Cove’s Knights of Columbus hall on Monday night. For an hour and … more
Gov. Andrew Cuomo signed legislation today that will rename a section of the Southern State Parkway in honor of fallen NYPD Det. Steven McDonald. more
Town of Hempstead Supervisor Anthony Santino last week released a raft of ethics reform proposals that he called the “strongest and most comprehensive” on Long Island. Among his proposals were … more
U.S. Rep. Tom Suozzi, a Democrat from Glen Cove, announced Monday that the Problem Solvers Caucus had reached a bipartisan agreement to try to stabilize health-insurance markets amid the ongoing, and … more
Ten years ago, Howard T. Herber Middle School teacher Marguerite Izzo found herself in the office of U.S. Sen. Carolyn McCarthy and began recounting her observations stemming from the No Child Left Behind Act. As she was talking, McCarthy yelled for an aide to grab a notebook and start writing. “I couldn’t believe someone cared,” said Izzo, adding that this was the beginning of legislation to involve teachers in writing federal education policy. “The legislation was introduced two or three times, but never got off the ground,” Izzo said. more
U.S. Rep. Peter King, a Republican from Seaford, endorsed Jack Martins, a Republican from Mineola, for Nassau County executive. King announced his endorsement at a news conference at Massapequa … more
The North Shore Coalition Against Substance Abuse has taken additional steps forward since its inaugural meeting on April 26. It has established committees that focus on the schools, community, … more
Assemblyman Michael Montesano, a Republican, says he is concerned about older adults because they are being routinely targeted by scam artists. “In today’s environment, senior citizens are … more
Following a July 11 public hearing on short-term rentals, the Town of Hempstead board voted unanimously to prohibit leasing arrangements lasting less than 28 days. more
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